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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Distain \Dis*tain"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Distained; p. pr. & vb. n. Distaining.] [OE. desteinen, OF. desteindre to take away the color, F. d['e]teindre; pref. des- (L. dis-) + F. teindre to tinge, dye, L. tingere. See Tinge, and cf. Stain.] To tinge with a different color from the natural or proper one; to stain; to discolor; to sully; to tarnish; to defile; -- used chiefly in poetry. "Distained with dirt and blood." --Spenser. [1913 Webster] [She] hath . . . distained her honorable blood. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The worthiness of praise distains his worth. --Shak. [1913 Webster]